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Major Advising Economics

Study abroad and...
• Gain international perspectives in the field of economics
• Understand global economic issues
• Learn the importance of currency exchange first hand
• See world events through the perspective of another culture
• Build your resume by demonstrating your flexibility, independence and
willingness to take on new challenges
• Acquire skills in preparation for the increasingly diverse and international
workplace

Plan Ahead...
As a economics student, you can study abroad during almost any semester in your college career. And with opportunities for multiple elective credits in the major, you can study abroad and make progress towards your degree. Discuss study abroad options with your economics adviser.

Freshman
The best time to start planning for study abroad is your freshman year. You will
probably want to take at least one economics course in preparation for taking additional courses abroad.

Sophomore
The majority of UW-Eau Claire students study abroad as sophomores. You can fulfill both general education requirements and fulfill economics major requirements.

Junior
Nearly as many students study abroad as juniors. Now you may be more focused on upper division economics courses and electives.

Senior
You can still study abroad during your senior year, although you will need to
choose your location carefully to ensure that you can take specific classes you need for graduation.

Fulfill Graduation Requirements
General Education: General education credits can be fulfilled on almost all study abroad programs.

Major requirements: Economics is offered at the universities listed below. With advance planning, you will be able to earn credits for your economics major.

Minor requirements: Depending on your minor, you may also be able to take courses to fulfill those requirements abroad.

Programs for Economics Students
The department chair of Economics has evaluated courses for these programs:

Lismore/Australia
Perth/Australia
Limerick/Ireland
Kansai Gaidai/Japan
ITESM/Mexico-currently suspended

As the Economics department and the CIE work together, specific programs recommended may change, check back for the latest information. 

updated 6/25/13 - links

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